The 10 Best British adventure breaks
Luckily, you don’t need a sunny beach to have a good time in the United Kingdom
Tuesday 13 November 2012
From £95pp for 2 nights, mudtrek.com
This award-winning business offers fully-catered weekends and holidays with "off-piste" mountain bike guiding in Carmarthenshire.
From £650pp for 5 nights, wildernessscotland.com
This guided trail through the Summer Isles involves exploring deserted islands, wild coastlines, and white-sand beaches.
From £600 for 3 nights, discoverparadigm.com
Spend your days on the giddy heights of Via Ferrata Xtreme, an exhilarating mountain experience.
From £379 for 3 nights, centerparcs.co.uk
Center Parcs is the ultimate family adventure holiday destination, with four villages across the UK, each set in stunning locations.
From £99 for 1 night, motor-safari.co.uk
Learn to ride a quad bike or 4x4 vehicle in stunning countryside, then sleep (very well) in accommodation ranging from bushcraft-style lodges through to a five-star hotel.
From £750pp for 4 nights, hellbay.co.uk
The Scillies have a greater density of ancient sites than anywhere else in the British Isles, making this break ideal for keen explorers of the ancient world.
£229pp for 2 nights, preseliventure.co.uk
If you're after a real adrenalin fix, why not spend a weekend or longer surfing, hiking and jumping off rocks into the ocean below?
From £430pp for 4 nights, inntravel.co.uk
A walking holiday through north Yorkshire villages is an ideal introduction to some of England's most picturesque countryside.
From £195pp for 2 nights, equestrian-escapes.com
This company, run by horse lovers, excels in offering equestrian holidays in locations ranging from beaches to national parks.
From £362 for 3 nights, toadhallcottages.co.uk
Toad Hall Cottages has teamed up with the Royal Yachting Association to offer sailing breaks for amateurs through to qualified sailors.
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